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Second Reading Speeches

Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2020

Previous Citations
  • Transport Security Amendment (Testing and Training) Bill 2019
Type
Government
Portfolio
Home Affairs
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
to: introduce powers for aviation security inspectors to conduct covert compliance testing of aviation industry participants' aviation security systems at all regulated locations; provide certain exemptions for aviation security inspectors from civil or criminal liability when they are covertly testing aviation industry participants' aviation security systems; and
Aviation Transport Security Act 2004
and
Maritime Transport and Offshore Facilities Security Act 2003
to: require screening officers to have completed relevant training and to hold relevant qualifications prior to exercising powers or performing screening functions; allow for the making of legislative instruments to determine training, qualifications and other requirements for specified screening officers in the exercise of powers or performance of screening functions, and requirements relating to the use of identity cards and uniforms; and make technical amendments.